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First Look at Hugh Jackman in The Front Runner

18 September 2017 6:29 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Hugh Jackman unveiled a first look at himself as 1980s Presidential candidate Gary Hart in the new biopic The Front Runner, which started production today. While the actor will be surrounded by an all-star supporting cast, we only get to see our leading man, which appears to be taken during one of Gary Hart's events during his Presidential campaign, before things went completely off the rails in 1987, helping spark a new era in political journalism.

This first look photo was revealed on the official Hugh Jackman Twitter. The film is based on the book All the Truth Is Out: The Week Politics Went Tabloid by Matt Bai, who also had a hand in adapting the screenplay alongside director Jason Reitman (Up in the Air) and Jay Carson (House of Cards). In 1987, U.S. Senator Gary Hart was easily considered the front runner for the Democratic Presidential nomination for the 1988 Presidential election, »

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Girls: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Seven on HBO?

6 September 2017 1:02 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Vulture WatchWhat does the future hold for Hannah, Marnie, Jessa, and Shoshanna? Has the Girls TV show been cancelled or renewed for a seventh season on HBO? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Girls season seven. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  What's This TV Show About?Airing on the HBO premium channel, Girls stars Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke, Zosia Mamet, Adam Driver, Alex Karpovsky, Andrew Rannells, and Ebon Moss-Bachrach. The series revolves around a group of twenty-somethings who live in Brooklyn, as they figure out how to make their way in the world.  Read More… »

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Vera Farmiga, J.K. Simmons and more join Hugh Jackman in Gary Hart biopic The Front Runner

24 August 2017 6:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Entertainment Weekly has announced details of the supporting cast set to join Hugh Jackman in the upcoming Gary Hart biopic The Front Runner, which sees the former Wolverine taking on the role of the senator and 80s presidential candidate.

Joining Jackman in the project are Vera Farmiga (Up in the Air), J.K. Simmons (Whiplash), Mamoudou Athie (The Detour), Josh Brener (Silicon Valley), Kaitlyn Dever (Justified), Tommy Dewey (Justified), Molly Ephraim (Last Man Standing), Spencer Garrett (Thank You for Smoking), Ari Graynor (I’m Dying Up Here), Toby Huss (Halt and Catch Fire), Mike Judge (Beavis & Butthead), Alex Karpovsky (Girls), Mark O’Brien (Halt and Catch Fire), Sara Paxton (Murder in the First), Kevin Pollak (The Usual Suspects) and Steve Zissis (Baghead).

The film, which is being directed by Jason Reitman (Juno), is described as “a political comedy about the moment in our history when tabloid journalism and political journalism drove into the same lane. »

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Comedy Central Developing ‘

10 August 2017 11:00 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Comedy Central has put in development     aka Kill The Orange Face Bear, toplined by Girls' alum Alex Karpovsky. , written by Blue Mountain State co-creator Chris Romano and to be directed by Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates helmer Jake Szymanski, centers on a man whose girlfriend is eaten alive by a bear in front of him. He sets out to do the only thing one would to get revenge: kill that bear. Romano, who also will showrun, executive produces with Karpovsky… »

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'Girls' Grad Alex Karpovsky to Star in Comedy Central's 'Kill the Orange Face Bear'

10 August 2017 11:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

Comedy Central is going on a bear hunt.

The Viacom-owned cable network has put a half-hour scripted comedy called Kill the Orange Face Bear, starring Girls grad Alex Karpovsky, in development.

The project revolves around a man (Karpovsky) whose girlfriend is eaten alive by a bear in front of him. He then sets out to kill said bear.

Blue Mountain State co-creator Chris Romano is attached to pen the script, serve as showrunner and exec produce alongside Jane Szymanski (Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates), with the latter set to direct the pilot. Karpovsky, who played Ray on all six »

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Win Girls: The Complete Season Six on DVD

27 July 2017 11:20 PM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

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To mark the release of Girls: The Complete Season Six, out now, we’ve been given 3 copies to give away on DVD.

Hannah Horvath (Lena Dunham) and her circle of friends are back for the sixth and final season of HBO’s Emmy® and Golden Globe-winning comedy series.

Season 6 finds Hannah enjoying new success as she lands a big writing assignment that could dramatically change the course of her life. Meanwhile, Marnie (Allison Williams), now in a relationship with Ray (Alex Karpovsky), seeks to maintain her post-divorce independence; Jessa and Adam (Jemima Kirke and Adam Driver), now also a couple, embark on a creative project together; and Shoshanna (Zosia Mamet) lands on her feet at a marketing agency.

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Open to UK residents only The competition will close 10th August 2017 at 23.59 GMT »

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Win ‘Girls’ Season 6 On DVD – Out DVD, Digital Download & Blu-ray July 24

21 July 2017 4:10 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

To celebrate the release of Girls: The Complete Season Six, out on DVD, digital download and Blu-ray from July 24th, we have three copies of the DVD to give away.

Hannah Horvath (Lena Dunham) and her circle of friends are back for the sixth and final season of HBO’s Emmy® and Golden Globe-winning comedy series.

Season 6 finds Hannah enjoying new success as she lands a big writing assignment that could dramatically change the course of her life. Meanwhile, Marnie (Allison Williams), now in a relationship with Ray (Alex Karpovsky), seeks to maintain her post-divorce independence; Jessa and Adam (Jemima Kirke and Adam Driver), now also a couple, embark on a creative project together; and Shoshanna (Zosia Mamet) lands on her feet at a marketing agency.

To be in with a chance of winning, all you have to do is fill in the details in the form below.

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Digital Code Giveaway: HBO’s Girls: The Complete Sixth Season

13 June 2017 9:36 AM, PDT | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

In its final season, HBO’s Girls had a remarkable run in this comedic television series about women in their early 20s.

Created by and starring Lena Dunham ("Tiny Furniture"), the show is a comic look at the assorted humiliations and rare triumphs of a group of girls in their mid-20s. Dunham wrote and directed the pilot of the series, which she executive produces with Judd Apatow and Jenni Konner. The cast also includes Jemima Kirke, Allison Williams, Zosia Mamet, Adam Driver, Alex Karpovsky, Andrew Rannells and Ebon Moss-Bachrach. Shot in New York, the series finale aired on April 16, 2017.

Lrm has three digital codes for the complete sixth season of HBO’s Girls to our faithful readers.

To participate in this giveaway, e-mail contest@lrmonline.com with your e-mail address, name, address and phone number. Please put HBO’s Girls in the subject line of the e-mail. Winners will »

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Girls: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Seven on HBO?

6 June 2017 12:50 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Vulture WatchWhat does the future hold for Hannah, Marnie, Jessa, and Shoshanna? Has the Girls TV show been cancelled or renewed for a seventh season on HBO? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Girls season seven. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  What's This TV Show About?Airing on the HBO premium channel, Girls stars Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke, Zosia Mamet, Adam Driver, Alex Karpovsky, Andrew Rannells, and Ebon Moss-Bachrach. The series revolves around a group of twenty-somethings who live in Brooklyn, as they figure out how to make their way in the world.  Read More… »

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‘Folk Hero & Funny Guy’: Watch Wyatt Russell Croon Two Songs Live on the Set of Indie Charmer

26 May 2017 11:43 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Jeff Grace’s indie charmer “Folk Hero & Funny Guy” follows a pair of seemingly mismatched childhood friends who have taken wildly divergent paths in life — Wyatt Russell as a good-time-having folk singer and Alex Karpovsky as a struggling standup comedian who just ended an engagement — when they hit the road for concert tour that soon turns into something else. Rest assured, though, in between the big questions about life and a love triangle that threatens to split the long-time pals, there is plenty of guitar-picking.

Read More: ‘Folk Hero & Funny Guy’ Review: Wyatt Russell and Alex Karpovsky Hit the Road in Year’s Most Charming Buddy Comedy

Over the course of the film, Russell’s Adam Ezra croons a ton of really excellent folk songs (his character is on tour, after all). And it’s really Russell who is singing them, too, as “Folk Hero” took a cue from films »

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‘The Originals’ Danielle Campbell Boards ‘You Can Choose Your Family’

22 May 2017 2:00 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Danielle Campbell, who starred as Davina Claire for four seasons on CW's The Originals, has joined first-time feature director Miranda Bailey’s comedy You Can Choose Your Family, from Imagine Entertainment and Cold Iron Pictures. The film, which is currently in production in New York, stars Jim Gaffigan along with Anna Gunn, Samantha Mathis, Alex Karpovsky and Logan Miller. The pic follows 17-year-old Philip (Miller) who, while on spring break, learns his… »

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Exclusive: Alex Karpovsky on Why He Sticks to Indies and Ray's 'Happy Ending' on 'Girls'

22 May 2017 9:00 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Alex Karpovsky is no stranger to a film festival. In the past year alone, he has had movies premiere at South by Southwest (Fits and Starts), Sundance (Sidney Hall), Tiff (My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea) and Tribeca (Folk Hero & Funny Guy, in which Karpovsky plays a struggling stand-up comedian who gets roped into opening for his more successful singer-songwriter friend on tour). Yet, when Karpovsky phoned Et to discuss Folk Hero & Funny Guy, out now, he said that he's the least busy he's been in years, despite having also had a prominent role as Ray Ploshansky in the sixth and finale season of HBO's Girls.

"I feel like there are guys working a lot harder than I am," Karpovsky laughed, explaining that he started acting in his early 30s when he and his friends would act in one another's independent movies. "I tried not to [turn friends down] as much as possible, just because »

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Anna Gunn, Samantha Mathis Join Jim Gaffigan Comedy ‘You Can Choose Your Family’

21 May 2017 10:47 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Anna Gunn, Samantha Mathis, Alex Karpovsky, and Logan Miller have joined Jim Gaffigan in Miranda Bailey’s upcoming comedy “You Can Choose Your Family.”

Gaffigan plays a seemingly normal father of a loving family whose home life is turned upside down when his 17-year-old son, played by Miller, discovers that his dad has a second family. “We have a truly talented group of actors and I am beyond excited to lead this stellar cast in this delightful story,” says Bailey. “I can’t think of a more perfect class of actors to portray this seemingly dysfunctional family, which I think we can all relate to in one way or another in our own families.”

Gunn will take on the role of Gaffigan’s character’s first wife, while Mathis will be playing the role of his second wife. »

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Must See 2017 Summer Comedy Movies

21 May 2017 3:59 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

At time when we are at war in Syria and our relationship with world leaders could best be described as "iffy," it seems patently obvious that we all need a good laugh. And what better way to do this than with all the 2017 comedy movies coming out this Summer? The theaters are going to be littered with laughs for people young and old, and this might be exactly what is needed.

Making the 2017 Summer comedies stand out is the eclectic nature of the releases. There's tales of Cars trying to show their worth, a Rough Night that would test even Wonder Woman, and a film about the life of an emoji. This doesn't even look at the cutting satire of comedies like War Machine, the screwball tinged The House, and the raw and visceral laughs in a movie like Girls Trip or Rough Night.

What makes a movie really funny? »

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Anna Gunn & More Join Miranda Bailey’s ‘You Can Choose Your Family’ – Cannes

21 May 2017 2:00 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Two-time Breaking Bad Emmy winner Anna Gunn has boarded Miranda Bailey’s upcoming Cold Iron Pictures/Imagine Entertainment comedy You Can Choose Your Family along with Samantha Mathis, Alex Karpovsky and Logan Miller rounding out the cast that already includes comedian Jim Gaffigan. The film centers on Frank (Gaffigan), a seemingly normal father of a loving family. However, his home life is turned upside down when his 17-year-old son, Phillip (Miller)… »

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It's the real thing by Anne-Katrin Titze

14 May 2017 10:44 AM, PDT | eyeforfilm.co.uk | See recent eyeforfilm.co.uk news »

Caveh Zahedi: "I think honesty is the most subversive thing you can do in this world." Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze

An episode spoofing Spike Jonze and Viceland with Emmy Harrington as "Slut Machine" from Caveh Zahedi's spine-chilling The Show About The Show was a highlight of this year's Tribeca Film Festival N.O.W. Showcase.

Person to Person director Dustin Guy Defa (in Matías Piñeiro's Hermia & Helena), Eléonore Hendricks (Peter Brunner's To the Night with Caleb Landry Jones), Alex Karpovsky (Jess Bond's Rosy with Stacy Martin), Kentucker Audley (Celia Rowlson-Hall's Ma and Charles Poekel's Christmas, Again), Sam Stillman, editor Peter Rinaldi, Applesauce director Onur Tukel and his cinematographer Jason Banker, Amanda Field, and even IndieWire's Eric Kohn have been seduced by the creator to play themselves or others.

"I feel that way about all my films, not just this one. I think they're all a perfect expression of me. »

- Anne-Katrin Titze

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New to Streaming: ‘Get Out,’ ‘My Life as a Zucchini,’ ‘Risk,’ ‘The Graduate,’ and More

12 May 2017 5:07 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit platforms. Every week, one will be able to see the cream of the crop (or perhaps some simply interesting picks) of streaming titles (new and old) across platforms such as Netflix, iTunes, Amazon, and more (note: U.S. only). Check out our rundown for this week’s selections below.

Folk Hero & Funny Guy (Jeff Grace)

The bond of male friendship is examined – and tested – in Folk Hero & Funny Guy, a short and sweet dramedy from multi-hyphenate Jeff Grace, who writes and directs. We meet comedian Paul (Alex Karpovsky) at the end of a tired stand-up routine in a beer-stained comedy club. Meanwhile, Paul’s childhood friend Jason (Wyatt Russell) has built a successful career for himself as a folk music star. »

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Folk Hero And Funny Guy: Filmmaker Jeff Grace And Wyatt Russell On The Road Comedy

11 May 2017 8:00 AM, PDT | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

Every once in a while, a really special film comes along that you may have a chance to see at a film festival, but that may not have the biggest studio push behind it when it finally gets released. Jeff Grace’s Folk Hero and Funny Guy is one of those great festival movies that really deserves more attention.

The film stars Wyatt Russell (22 Jump Street), and Alex Karpovsky (Girls) as two childhood friends whose lives went into very different directions in terms of fame and success. Russell’s Jason Black is a hugely-popular singer and songwriter i.e. the folk her of the title, while Karpovsky’s Paul is the funny guy, a struggling stand-up comic for many years. When Paul’s fiancé dumps him, Jason, feeling bad for his friend, throws out the idea of the two of them going on tour with Paul opening for him. The »

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‘Snatched’ Review: Goldie Hawn’s Big Screen Return Deserves Better Than Amy Schumer’s Criminally Unfunny Movie

10 May 2017 6:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Lauded actress and boundary-busting comedian Goldie Hawn hasn’t appeared in a film in over a decade, let alone starred in one, so her return to the big screen should be considered a very big deal. Too bad that the Oscar-winning actress’ first project in 15 years isn’t just a misfire, but one that commits the unforgivable sin of not allowing Hawn to inhabit her stature as a great comedic performer. Jonathan Levine’s “Snatched” has bigger problems than just that one, but the decision to cast Hawn as a worrywart mother saddled with a woefully immature daughter (Amy Schumer) on a trip from hell is indicative of many of this limp action-comedy’s biggest sins. And there are so many.

Eschewing the kind of flinty, in-your-face charm that made her turn in 2015’s bawdy rom-com “Trainwreck” (which she both wrote and starred in) such a treat, Schumer’s role »

- Kate Erbland

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Wyatt Russell on the Naturalness of ‘Folk Hero & Funny Guy’ and the Art of Humor

10 May 2017 4:42 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

The bond of male friendship is examined – and tested – in Folk Hero & Funny Guy, a short and sweet dramedy from multi-hyphenate Jeff Grace, who writes and directs. We meet comedian Paul (Alex Karpovsky) at the end of a tired stand-up routine in a beer-stained comedy club. Meanwhile, Paul’s childhood friend Jason (Wyatt Russell) has built a successful career for himself as a folk music star. Inspired over the course of a drunken reunion, Jason gets the idea to take Paul on tour with him. We had the opportunity to speak with Russell about the film, and one can read the full conversation below.

How did this all come together? 

I came back from doing a film and I just read this movie that I thought was really good. And it had a musical element to it which is something I’d wanting to do. Because I play guitar, and »

- Dan Mecca

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